Top Diwali melas (Diwali Fairs) in Delhi – A definite guide


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Blind School Diwali Mela

Diwali Mela at the Blind Relief Association is a harbinger of Diwali in Delhi. Blind School Diwali Bazaar is undoubtedly the most popular Diwali do in Delhi. The pre-winter pleasant weather that Delhi experiences adds cheer to the event.
Goods on offer generally comprise Corporate Diwali Gifts, arty diya stalls, fancy hanging lamps, clothes, ornaments, home décor,  Feng Shui items, dry flowers, handmade chocolates etc.

When: Currently Ongoing (This time the only stall is of Blind School and they are selling their handmade candles, bags and Diwali decor)
Timing: 10 am to 8 pm
Parking:  Sunehri Bagh Bus Terminal / Bhairon Mandir Parking
Entry Tickets: Free
What to buy: Hand made diyas, Candles, carry bags and incense sticks at Blind school counter, Home made chocolate hampers
What to eat: Mawa Kachori and tea
What to avoid: Shopping close to last date. It gets crowded and good stuff is already sold.
Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh or Lajpat Nagar
Read our experience of earlier editions of Blind School Diwali Mela here and here

Festival of Lights by Dastkar

Dastkar’s annual diwali fair is called Festival of Lights. To be held at Kisan Haat at Andheria Modh, this is a rich collection of Indian handicrafts by way of weaves and artifacts. The goods displayed at this exhibition are a notch refined than the more affordable Indian crafts available at Delhi Haat.

When: 1 to 10 Nov 2020
Timing: 11 am to 7 pm
Parking: Dedicated parking outside Kisan Haat
Entry Tickets: Rs.20/-
What to buy: Plants, clothes by yardage and home decor
What to do: Shopping and photography
What to eat: Mix veg pakoras and tea at Gali-e-Khaas
What to avoid: Bargaining (Most of the stuff is made by artisans)
Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur
Click here for pictures and reviews of Dastkar-Festival of Light 2015
Review of Previous Year

Dilli Haat INA Diwali Bazaar

Indulge in some festival shopping and binging at Delhi Haat diwali bazaar. Delhi haat is loved by puritans for the quality of stuff that is on offer and by others who just want to soak in some festivities. Along with exquisite crafty stuff, they have simple crockery, bags and doormats for day to day use. Delhi Haat INA market is one of the finest looking venues in Delhi and with Diwali decoration it looks even better.

When: 4 to 14th Nov 2020
Timing: 10 am to 8 pm
Parking: Dedicated parking at front and back gate of Delhi Haat
Entry Tickets: 30/- for adults and 20/- for kids
What to buy: Brass diyas and Diwali decoration
What to do: Shopping and photography
What to eat: Pooran poli at Maharashtra stall and Rajasthan thali
What to avoid: Driving. One is better off by taking metro
Nearest Metro Station: INA
*For more information check out Delhi Tourism website and social media

Hunar Haat at Pitampura, Dilli Haat

Diwali shopping for gifts or home decor – Delhi Haat at Pitam Pura is your best bet in North West Delhi. Even if you want to soak in some early winter sun and hang out with friends and family, Delhi Haat NSP is buzzing with Diwali festivities. Diwali shopping stalls, food court and an amphitheater for performances, the place guarantees festival fun and frolic.

When: 11th to 21st Nov 2020
Timing: 10 am to 8 pm
Parking: Dilli Haat Basement Parking
Entry Tickets: 20/- for adults and 10/- for kids
What to buy: Planters and costume jewelry
What to do: Shopping and photography
What to eat: Delhi street food
What to avoid: Driving. One is better off by taking metro
Nearest Metro Station: Netaji Subhash Place
*For more information check out Delhi Tourism website and social media

Delhi Haat Janakpuri Diwali Bazaar

Indulge in Diwali shopping and fun at this open air spacious crafts bazaar in the heart of West Delhi. Delhi Haat Janak puri promises shopping, crafts, games and lip smacking Delhi food under one roof. A perfect place to buy Diwali gifts and home decor to cheer yourself up this festival season.

When: 4 to 14th Nov 2020
Timing: 10 am to 8 pm
Parking: Inside Premises
Entry Tickets: 20/- for adults and 10/- for kids
What to buy: Hand made Hatti, diyas and decorative puja thali
What to do: Shopping and photography
What to eat: Bhel poori and other street food
What to avoid: Driving. One is better off by taking metro
Nearest Metro Station: Janakpuri (East) or Tilak Nagar
*For more information check out Delhi Tourism website and social media

Sunder Nagar Diwali Mela

Unlike Blind School Diwali Mela which focuses more on craft, The Sunder Nagar Diwali mela is more of a fun fair with giant wheels, chuski wallas and even a dance stage. The crowd here enjoyes the gamut of games along with eating and shopping.

When: Shelved because of Covid19 Pandemic
Timing: 4 pm onwards
Parking: Sunder Nagar Market and service lanes
Entry Tickets: Rs 150/-
What to buy: Handmade stationary items
What to do: Various games and Giant Wheel
What to eat: Kebabs, Rolls and Chuski
What to avoid: Coming during day time. It’s only in evening.
Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh or Lajpat Nagar
Review of Previous Year

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